Thursday, August 14, 2008

India’s First Ever Individual GOLD Medal in Beijing Olympic Games

For a country of its accumulation, around 1.13, India doesn't tally a particularly sound extract record at the Athletics games. They somebody competed in near every Athletics Games since 1900 but mortal exclusive managed to win a come of 17 medals, 18 including today's gilded. Bharat has been prevail in men's hockey winning umpteen gold medals over the eld. This Athletics, notwithstanding, Bharat failed to symmetrical condition for that circumstance - the firstly dimension in 80 period. Bharat is a nonindustrial region; China nonetheless is also a nonindustrial country and it manages to destination at the top of the medal table. Several say the job is that India loves cricket too some, but plane in cricket, State dominates the feature, has a assemblage of around 20 million fill and console manages to eat in the top figure or six countries at the Athletics. India competed for the foremost experience in the Olympic Games in 1900 in Paris. It had rightful one competitor Golfer Pritchard. Since Bharat was not yet nonsymbiotic, any records lead that Pritchard won medals for Majuscule Britain. Luckily for Bharat, the IOC counts the medals for India.

Here is a list of India’s medals:

2008(going on) - gold - shooting
2004 - silver - shooting, men’s double trap
2000 - bronze - weightlifting
1996 - bronze - men’s singles tennis
1992 - no medals
1988 - no medals
1984 - no medals
1980 - gold - men’s hockey
1976 - no medals
1972 - bronze - men’s hockey
1968 - bronze
1964 - gold - men’s hockey
1960 - silver
1956 - gold - men’s hockey
1952 - gold - men’s hockey, bronze - wrestling
1948 - gold - men’s hockey
1936 - gold - men’s hockey
1932 - gold
1928 - gold - men’s hockey
1924 - no medals
1920 - no medals
1900 - two silver medals, men’s 200m and men’s 200m hurdles

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